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LeBron James is on Twitter

Posted on: April 2, 2009 12:24 pm
Edited on: April 2, 2009 12:24 pm
 

Time to chase away the crickets from that Lawrence Frank post. Can you hear 'em?

Jessica Camerato does a fine job reporting on the Celtics for WEEI.com. Today, she broke a story and didn't even realize it.

Yes, LeBron James is on Twitter. Allegedly. According to J-Cam's reporting, the Twitter folks say it's really him.

Here's the link to her story on NBA players Tweeting. Here's the link to LBJ's apparent Twitter feed.

Funny thing is, there are 426 followers, but no posts yet. The world awaits breathlessly. My guess is, LeBron is waiting for someone to pay him to Tweet. That's what I'd do, if someone would pay me to Tweet. (I'm working on it.)

As it usually goes on the interwebs, one click leads to another, which leads to another, and by the time I was finished digesting J-Cam's Twitter story, I had learned that Paul Pierce, Baron Davis, Danny Granger, and Chris Bosh are on Twitter, too. Pierce used the social networking site to advise fans to show up at the TD Banknorth Garden at a specified time to get free tickets in his suite.

“first 5 people who meet me at the garden in the players parking lot entrance at 445 with my jersey on get free tickets password is truth,” the Truth wrote. This was no joke. Five fans scored the tix and watched the Celtics beat Oklahoma City from Pierce's personal suite.

I also learned that not only is Bosh on Twitter, but he's on Facebook, too. He has 44,405 friends and counting, all of whom apparently were at his 25th birthday bash, photos of which are posted here. Ah, to be young, rich, and going from one max contract to the next. There's also a photo of the Eastern Conference All-Stars posing with Muhammad Ali in the locker room. Bosh scooped every major and minor news organization in the world with that pic.

Interesting times. I guess the question I'll pose is this: Which is bigger right now? LeBron or Twitter?

 

 

Comments

Since: Aug 5, 2008
Posted on: April 3, 2009 3:42 pm
 

LeBron James is on Twitter

 

Why is this news? He does anything he can to be the spotlight. He needs to quit copying everyone and worry about winning the title. They are very close but not there yet. Until they win the title this is still the Celtics conference and the Cavs are just visiting.




Since: Oct 15, 2007
Posted on: April 3, 2009 1:26 pm
 

LeBron James is on Twitter

 WTF is Twitter?




Since: Jan 14, 2007
Posted on: April 3, 2009 12:01 pm
 

LeBron James is on Twitter

So What. A friend of mine waited on Lebron at Cracker Barrel in Montrose. Whats the point of either story. I can't believe I read this story and am commenting on it. I need a life




Since: Mar 2, 2009
Posted on: April 3, 2009 10:56 am
 

LeBron James is on Twitter

NEXT ARTICLE! 




Since: Mar 25, 2008
Posted on: April 2, 2009 8:43 pm
 

LeBron James is on Twitter

Who cares... honestly.  I don't think sports fans care about anyone "tweeting".  Unless you are getting free box seats from a player.

 

 




Since: Apr 1, 2009
Posted on: April 2, 2009 8:35 pm
 

LeBron James is on Twitter

why is this even on here? this might be the dumbest thing that i have ever read!!!  




Since: Jun 20, 2008
Posted on: April 2, 2009 6:56 pm
 

LeBron James is on Twitter

Wow, that article was so great. No it wasn't.

 




Since: Jul 8, 2007
Posted on: April 2, 2009 5:33 pm
 

LeBron James is on Twitter

which one do you hate more???

twitter

myspace

facebook

(hint: there is no wrong answer)

 

 




Since: Aug 18, 2006
Posted on: April 2, 2009 5:20 pm
 

LeBron James is on Twitter

Ummmmm, why is this a story?  Man, I wish there were better Journalists these dyas.   The dumbing down continues.

 




Since: Dec 17, 2006
Posted on: April 2, 2009 4:25 pm
 

LeBron James is on Twitter

Who cares.....Seriously..... 



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